Icon In-Game Description
Dexterity Icon Attribute required to wield advanced weapons.
Also improves attack strength, reduces spellcasting time and reduces damage taken when falling.


  • Increases attack damage per point up to a soft cap of 40 and a second one at 60.
  • Increases Casting Speed starting at 1 Dexterity and caps at 99.
  • Reduces Falling Damage at a lower rate than Vitality.

Equipment Requirements


Dexterity Equipment with Dexterity Requirement
8 Sunlight Greatsword, Estoc, Battle Axe, Thrall Axe, Greataxe, Mace, Morning Star, Wooden Mallet, Tailbone Spear
10 Corvian Greatknife, Dagger, Engraved Dagger, Handmaid's Dagger, Harpe, Rotten Ghru Dagger, Blueblood Sword, Broadsword, Cleric's Candlestick, Crystal Straight Sword, Dark Sword, Priest's Candlestick, Shortsword, Sunlight Straight Sword, Bastard Sword, Crypt Blacksword, Marvelous Zweihander, Smelter Sword, Zweihander, Beast Cutter, Serpentine Axe, Great Machete, Boom Hammer, Drang Hammers, Heysel Pick, Warpick, Writhing Hammer, Bloodletter, Golden Ritual Spear, Partizan, Spear, Lothric War Banner, Moonlight Butterfly Horn, Phosophrescent Pole, Winged Knight Halberd, Great Corvian Scythe, Caestus, Hands of God, Crab Claw, Archdeacon's Longstaff, Quarterstaff, Witch's Staff, Darkmoon Longbow, Short Bow, Birch Crossbow, Oak Crossbow
11 Four-pronged Plow
12 Aquamarine Dagger, Mail Breaker, Smouldering Dagger, Thrall Harpe, Balder Side Sword, Barbed Straight Sword, Black Dragon Sword, Long Sword, Moonlight Greatsword, Onyx Blade, Twin Princes' Greatsword, Wolnir's Holy Sword, Profaned Greatsword, Ringed Knight Paired Greatswords, Follower Sabre, Rotten Ghru Curved Sword, Scimitar, Harald Curved Greatsword, Rapier, Bloodlust, Uchigatana, Crescent Axe, Tonitrus, Elder Ghru Tree, Sacred Chime Hammer, Follower Javelin, Rotten Ghru Spear, Saint Bident, Giant's Halberd, Immolation Tinder, Lothric's Scythe, Rose of Ariandel, Whip, Demon's Fist, Drake Fist, Corvian Longstaff, Murky Warstaff
14 Bandit's Knife, Lothric Knight Sword, Smouldering Blade, Black Dragon Greatsword, Burial Blade, Falchion, Kirkhammer, Pike, Ringed Knight Spear, Dragonslayer's Axe, Rampart Golem Lance, Halberd, Red Hilted Halberd, Claw
15 Kris Blade, Needle of Eternal Agony, Sage's Stiletto, Blue Flame, Drake Sword, Demon's Scar, Worker Machete, Gargoyle Flame Spear, Beast Claw, Heretic's Warstaff, Avelyn, Knight's Crossbow, Sniper Crossbow, Follower Torch
16 Murky Hand Scythe, Parrying Dagger, Serpentine Twindaggers, Astora Straight Sword, Firelink Sword, Fume Sword, Irithyll Straight Sword, Lothric's Holy Sword, Ringed Knight Straight Sword, Rune Sword, Claymore, Drakeblood Greatsword, Flamberge, Great Lord Greatsword, Man Serpent Greatsword, Obsidian Greatsword, Storm Ruler, Abyssal Greatsword, Lorian's Greatsword, Beasthunter Saif, Crescent Moon Sword, Machete, Shotel, Smouldering Curved Sword, Crow Quills, Firelink Rapier, Onikiri and Ubadachi, Black Dragon Greataxe, Missionary Axe, Thrall Pick, Ash Demon Hammer, Arstor's Spear, Channeler's Trident, Silver Knight Spear, Winged Spear, Yorshka's Spear, Bardiche, Bone Scythe, Great Scythe, Notched Whip, Spotted Whip, Staff of Serpents, Composite Bow, Scholar's Bow
18 Brigand Twindaggers, Firelink Dagger, Scholar's Candlestick, Hallowed Sword, Silver Knight Straight Sword, Valorheart, Black Knight Sword, Firelink Greatsword, Hollowslayer Greatsword, Spiral Greatsword, Black Knight Greatsword, Pursuer's Ultra Greatsword, Carthus Curved Sword, Carthus Shotel, Painting Guardian's Curved Sword, Quelaag's Fury Sword, Sellsword Twinblades, Murakumo, Penetrating Sword, Black Blade, Darkdrift, Washing Pole, Black Knight Greataxe, Irithyll Mace, Eleonora, Serpentine Hatchet, Dragonslayer Spear, Dragonslayer Swordspear, Firelink Spear, Irithyll Lance, Pilgrim's Spontoon, Scraping Spear, Smouldering Spear, Bardiche, Hunter Axe, Manikin Claws, Longbow, White Birch Bow
20 Anri's Straight Sword, Gotthard Twinswords, Morion Blade, Greatsword of Judgment, Hallowed Greatsword, Nil Blade, Warden Twinblades, Exile Greatsword, Server, Crystal Sage's Rapier, Velka's Rapier, Makoto, Irithyll Warpick, Sanguinus, Great Wooden Hammer, Demon's Spear, Drang Twinspears, Istarelle, Twinspears of the Forlorn, Lothric Knight Long Spear, Dragonrider Halberd, Lucerne, Friede's Great Scythe, Witch's Locks, Crow Talons, Longstaff of Rosaria, Dragonrider Bow, Flynn's Bow, Arbalest, Dragonslayer Greatbow
24 Sword of Avowal, Pontiff Knight Curved Sword, Carthus Curved Greatsword, Gravelord Sword, Irithyll Rapier
25 Gael's Greatsword, Morion Great Blade, Astora Greatsword, Lothric Knight Greatsword, Blind, Storm Curved Sword, Chikage, Ancient Dragon Halberd, Gundyr's Halberd, Repeating Crossbow, Millwood Greatbow
26 Blades of Mercy, Dancer's Enchanted Swords, Splitleaf Glaive
28 Greatsword of Artorias, Irithyll Greatsword, Wolf Knight's Greatsword, Ciaran's Tracers, Pontiff Knight Greatsword, Ricard's Rapier
32 Farron Greatsword, Chaos Blade, Pontiff Knight Great Scythe, Scythe of Nahr Alma.
36 Rakuyo, Priscilla's Scythe
40 Old Wolf Curved Sword, Bewitched Alonne Sword, Frayed Blade, Scythe of Want, Black Bow of Pharis, Onislayer Greatbow


Dexterity Equipment with Dexterity Requirement
8 Prince's Shield
10 Buckler, Shield of the Hunted, Bonewheel Shield
11 Target Shield
12 Pontiff Knight Shield, Spiked Shield
20 Breaking Wheel
24 Immortal Dragon Greatshield

Spell tools

Dexterity Spell Tools with Dexterity Requirement
20 Witchtree Branch, Saint-tree Bellvine

Equipment Modifiers

Item Primary Attribute Modification
Vine Balm +10 Dexterity for 5 minutes
Rakuyo +1 Dexterity per hit for 60 seconds
Alonne's Set +8 Dexterity
Black Hand Set +6 Dexterity
Grave Warden Set +9 Dexterity
Lord's Blade Set +8 Dexterity
Lothric Knight Armor Set +6 Dexterity
Sellsword Set +10 Dexterity
Varangian Set +8 Dexterity
Carthus Blindfold +3 Dexterity
Imperial Samurai Helm +3 Dexterity
Hunter's Ring +5/10/15/20 Dexterity
Wolnir's Crown +1 to Strength, Dexterity, Intelligence and Faith
Crab Helmet +10 to all Primary Attributes

Information here is accurate for version 1.71.

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